Kiso River and bridge (Inuyamatoushukourain'oohashi)
seen from Mount Igi.
||193 km (120 mi)
||2,446 m (8,025 ft)
||169 m3/s (6,000 cu ft/s) at mouth
||9,100 km2 (3,500 sq mi)
The Kiso River (木曽川 Kiso-gawa) is a river in Japan roughly 193 km long, flowing through the prefectures of Nagano, Gifu, Aichi, and Mie before emptying into Ise Bay a short distance away from the city of Nagoya. It is the main river of the Kiso Three Rivers (along with Ibi and Nagara rivers) and forms a major part of the Nōbi Plain. The valley around the upper portion of the river forms the Kiso Valley.
Parts of the Kiso River are sometimes referred to as the Japan Rhine because of its similarities to the Rhine in Europe.
35°02′04″N 136°44′43″E / 35.034563°N 136.745333°ECoordinates: 35°02′04″N 136°44′43″E / 35.034563°N 136.745333°E (mouth)